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Windows 7: sharing printer with xp computer

21 Apr 2010   #1

sharing printer with xp computer

i have HP 1020 Laser printer installed on Win 7 computer and i want to share this printer with XP computer, when i goto XP computer and try to add network printer, it can see the Win 7 computer but not the HP printer attached to Win 7 computer.......

the printer is shared on Win 7 machine

thanx in advance

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21 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)

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22 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Profession 64-bit

It would be best if you use a router, then hang the printer off the router with a print server. In this way, both computers can print to the printer independently without relying on sharing - a much better security scenario.
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